The stock of PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) is a huge mover today! About 1.24 million shares traded hands or 88.14% up from the average. PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) has risen 43.35% since February 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.14% the S&P500.
The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $5.19B company. It was reported on Oct, 3 by Barchart.com. We have $68.81 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:PTC worth $2.80B more.
Analysts await PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) to report earnings on October, 26. They expect $0.29 earnings per share, down 51.67% or $0.31 from last year’s $0.6 per share. PTC’s profit will be $33.69M for 38.52 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.19 actual earnings per share reported by PTC Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 52.63% EPS growth.
PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) Ratings Coverage
Out of 6 analysts covering PTC (NASDAQ:PTC), 5 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 83% are positive. PTC has been the topic of 12 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, July 30 with “Overweight”. The rating was initiated by CLSA on Thursday, August 6 with “Outperform”. KeyBanc Capital Markets initiated the shares of PTC in a report on Thursday, October 8 with “Overweight” rating. Zacks downgraded PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) on Tuesday, August 18 to “Hold” rating. Pacific Crest initiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, October 8 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating given by Sterne Agee CRT on Wednesday, September 9. Wedbush maintained PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) on Monday, September 21 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Evercore with “Buy” on Thursday, September 15.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “PTC Inc. develops, markets, and supports software solutions. The company offers enterprise solutions and desktop solutions. Its principal Enterprise Solutions are Windchill, Arbortext, Creo View and Integrity. The Company’s Desktop Solutions include its integrated Creo software suite, its Mathcad engineering calculations software and its Arbortext document authoring tools. It also offers consultation, implementation, training, and maintenance services. PTC Inc., formerly known as Parametric Technology Corporation, is headquartered in Needham, Massachusetts.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.3 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.07, from 1.37 in 2016Q1. The ratio fall, as 25 funds sold all PTC Inc shares owned while 80 reduced positions. 42 funds bought stakes while 94 increased positions. They now own 86.60 million shares or 0.81% more from 85.90 million shares in 2016Q1.
Paradigm Cap Mgmt Ny last reported 40,000 shares in the company. Blackrock Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) for 120,182 shares. Nippon Life Glob Investors Americas holds 1.23% or 341,890 shares in its portfolio. Panagora Asset Management holds 0% or 10,912 shares in its portfolio. Yorktown Management Rech Co Inc has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC). Envestnet Asset Mgmt holds 13,089 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Lapides Asset Management Limited Company holds 554,600 shares or 3.85% of its portfolio. Balyasny Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company owns 172,471 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Nomura has 0% invested in PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) for 6,610 shares. New Jersey Better Educational Savings has 24,000 shares for 0.61% of their US portfolio. Segall Bryant Hamill Ltd Llc has invested 0.62% of its portfolio in PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC). Moreover, New York State Common Retirement Fund has 0.01% invested in PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) for 272,600 shares. Schwab Charles Mngmt has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC). Jennison Assocs Limited Company last reported 0.15% of its portfolio in the stock. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys last reported 30,500 shares in the company.
More news for PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) were recently published by: Marketwatch.com, which released: “PTC sees profit and sales as low end of guidance” on October 03, 2016. Fool.com‘s article titled: “Why PTC Therapeutics, Inc. Gave Back As Much As 10% on Tuesday” and published on September 20, 2016 is yet another important article.
PTC Company Profile
PTC Inc., incorporated on May 13, 1985, develops and delivers technology solutions, which consists of software and services that transform the way the clients create, operate and service their products. The Firm has two divisions: Software Products and Services. The Company’s Software Products segment includes license and related support revenue (including updates and technical support) for all of its products except training-related products. The Company’s Services segment includes consulting, implementation, training, cloud services, computer training products, including support on these products, and other services. The Company’s solutions and software products serve the following areas: computer-aided design (CAD), product lifecycle management (PLM), application lifecycle management (ALM), service lifecycle management (SLM) and Internet of things (IoT). The Firm is organized into two business units: the Solutions Group, which consists of its CAD, PLM, ALM and SLM business, and the Technology Platform Group, which consists of its IoT, analytics and augmented reality business.
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